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Healthshield - WC-HS Series of FPU


Healthshield is a version of FPU that is bacteria resistant These products help fight off and effectively kill most strains of bacteria on contact.  This feature makes these products suitable for environments that are constantly exposed to high bacteria counts or require a steril environment. Applications vary from wastewater treatment tanks to hospitals and food processing facilities.

The HS Series of FPU contains an anti-microbial compound that has a proven efficacy and longevity affecting the growth of more than 650 species of bacterium. This series of FPU will provide microbial kills as quickly as 10 minutes after contact.

Below are some of the more common organisms that the HS series of FPU can be effective in fighting. See Test Results

Escherichia coli (E. coli) - a common bacteria pathogen of human and animal feces that can cause urinary tract infections, food poisoning and diarrhea.
Salmonella typhimurium (Salmonella) - bacteria found on the skin of animals and reptiles. Often associated with food poisoning and diarrhea.
Pseudomonas aeruginosa - an opportunistic bacteria commonly found throughout nature. One of the major nosocomial (hospital related) pathogens.
Staphlococcus aureus (Staph aureus) - bacteria commonly found on skin associated with wound infections, abscesses and toxic shock syndrome. Also very dangerous when introduced to the blood.
Candida albicans - yeast found around wound sites after antibiotics have been administered.
Aspergillus niger -black mold often found in air conditioning units and other moist, warm environments including building materials.
Theobacillus thiooxidans - commonly known as Theobacillus, this bacteria is often associated with the deterioration of cement and cement piping.